Genealogy & Cemeteries

“If the very old will remember, the very young will listen.” Chief Dan George

The first time some of us consider our genealogy may occur while standing alongside a grave. We wonder who came from where, becoming inquisitive regarding our own family tree. A bit like solving puzzles, putting together family history takes you across eras, puts flesh to names and ancestors you have never heard but would like to have known, and keeps you thirsting for more. The stories that unfold are fascinating and rewarding.

Your family history may have its origins in Tennessee. If so, you will be pleasantly surprised to discover leading genealogical resource centers right here in our big backyard. You will be off to a great start with valuable records, collections, publications, drawings and more. Dig in to find your roots, or accomplish some worthwhile research.

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Tennessee State Library & ArchivesNashville Blountville Cemetery & BattlefieldBlountville Old Gray Cemetery Old Gray CemeteryKnoxville Veteran's National CemeteryKnoxville The Hermitage and Confederate Home CemeteryHermitage Historic Maplewood Cemetery Historic Maplewood CemeteryPulaski Blountville Cemetery & BattlefieldBlountville Chattanooga National CemeteryChattanooga Historic Jonesborough Historic JonesboroughJonesborough Calvin M. McClung Historical Collection Calvin M. McClung Historical CollectionKnoxville East Tennessee History Center East Tennessee History CenterKnoxville Historic Elmwood CemeteryMemphis
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